Only a small amount of kids today knows what they’re gonna be when they grow up. If we put aside statements like Rock Star, Fireman or Batman, it is clear that many young people don’t know what to do with their future. While this fact could make us very concerned in the past decades, today […]
4 Emerging Tech Hubs to Watch
Silicon Valley isn’t the only place where admirably innovative tech companies crop up. Keep reading to learn about four places around the United States that are emerging as technology hubs worth watching. 1. Denver, Colorado Like other areas of the Midwest, Denver has experienced a slump due to falling oil prices that have hit some […]
6 Ways Online Education Looks Nothing Like It Did Ten Years Ago
The appeal of online learning has grown as the technologies supporting the Internet have developed. No longer simply replacing printed material, online learning offers a broad learning experience, with elements that improve on classroom-based learning. The convenience of online learning is one of its most attractive aspects, which helps explain why one in four students […]
Chatbots- What Are They And How Are They Being Used
Everyone is talking about chatbots and for excellent reason. Chatbots are redefining the customer experience for brands while maximizing sales and support. What are chatbots? How are they being used? With Facebook and Microsoft investing millions into chatbot machine learning systems, it is worth pondering if chatbots are the future of marketing and customer service. […]
How State-Sponsored Attacks Affect Businesses
Concerns regarding state-sponsored cyber attacks have increased dramatically since the Russian government was allegedly revealed to have played a major role in twisting the U.S. presidential election in favor of Donald Trump. While this marks the first time in American history that our democratic process was spoiled by external collusion, it is hardly the first […]
What Futuristic Tech Could be Coming to Your Home? [Interactive Infographic]
Modern technology has progressed considerably in the last few years, but we’ve still only scratched the surface of what’s possible. Technology has advanced to the point where we can now control our TVs, lights and thermostats from our smartphones, but what will our homes be like in 5, 10 or 20 years from now? Forget […]
What is “Free” Really Costing You?
Who doesn’t like free stuff? Most people can hardly resist free apps and software, especially when it is so easy to download. But did you know “free” could cost your cyber security big time? In 2014, it was found that several flashlight apps were being used to spy on smartphone users. These apps, designed by […]
The IoT is Here, But is It Safe?
For the most part, the IoT (Internet of things) is awesome. It’s responsible for Google Glass, Fitbit, and a number of soon-to-be-developed smart items for your home and work life. Unfortunately, not all is rainbows and talking toasters in the world of IoT, as internet-connected devices are potential targets for hackers and other security threats. […]